Contribute to the 7th Biennial Afroeuropeans Network Conference: “Black In/Visibilities Contested”

The organizing committee of the 7th Biennial Network Conference which will take place from 4 to 6 July 2019 in Lisbon is currently seeking for panel contributions on several topics to be covered during the event. They should address one of the following themes: Black Europe at its intersections Panels should reflect the various axes …

Dating in Black and White: A Guide for Black Women

Interracial relationships are becoming quite common these days. Some people are getting used to it and have started thinking beyond skin color and race. Interracial dating is no longer taboo. There are many special websites that support interracial relationships and if you are a black woman looking for white men for romantic relationships then you …

microagressions

Tell me about the microagressions you experience.

It. Is. Not. In. Your. Head. Wonderful Black women in Europe. It took me researching and writing a chapter in a book about Black Feminism in Europe to realize how many microaggressions I have experienced and continue to experience. Standard definition: microaggression [mʌɪkrəʊəˈɡrɛʃ(ə)n] NOUN microaggressions (plural noun) · micro-aggression (noun) · micro-aggressions (plural noun) a …

EU countries, Norway and Switzerland received nearly 1 million first-time asylum applications from sub-Saharan Africans between 2010 and 2011

Source: Pew Research Center At Least a Million Sub-Saharan Africans Moved to Europe Since 2010 Sub-Saharan migration to the United States also growing BY PHILLIP CONNOR Migrants rescued off the coast of Libya wait to disembark from the supply vessel OOC Panther in the Sicilian port of Messina, Italy, in April 2017. (Sipa via AP) International …

unusual travel

Unexpected countries every black woman should visit

Somewhat off the beaten path Despite technology improving and standards of living increasing over the years, certain socio-political divides have worsened with various tensions between ethnic backgrounds getting worse, particularly in America. Moving away from all that, however it can be good to focus on the positive, with Europe across the board being a much …

Ellevest

Set up your budget and stick with it – Kick Butt with your Finances in 2018

New Year’s Money Guide Part 2 Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Set up your budget and stick with it Setting up a budget can feel as painful as a visit to the dentist, but here’s a simple rule to make it easy. Look at your …

Gollywogs again

Who wants to bring back the Gollywog? Apparently lots of people.

Lots of people want their Gollywogs back in a big way including a (Spoiler alert) former Labour Party official. Hat tip: @BlackGermans Source: Metro A senior Labour councillor has given her support to a campaign to ‘Bring Back the Golliwog’. Lynn Sterry, chair of the Standards Committee at Forest of Dean district council, shared a …

Should you drink or apply your coffee for a skin benefit?

Caffeine In Skincare: Should You Believe The Buzz? The love story between Britain and its tea is a tale nearly as old as time itself, but recent trends show that coffee lovers are well on the rise. Studies and surveys show that England’s coffee industry pushed 3 billion in sales last year alone, but drinking …

Thank you

Her Thank You Restored My Faith in Strangers

Most of my European life has been spent helping others. In no small part because I founded JobsinStockholm.com in 2006. The very purpose of this job board was to help desperate people. I was one of those desperate people, so I knew how they felt. They found themselves in Sweden with English and their native …

Black History Matters! Thanks for asking Metro Sverige

Adrianne George, our Founder, talking ever so briefly to Metro Sverige about Black History Month. She is very grateful her colleagues Sigma Dolins and Alexander Lange – Vice Chair and Chair, respectively of Democrats Abroad Sweden sent them her way. Here is the full interview from which the article above was written:   MS: How come …

Ellevest

3 Things To Kick Off Kicking Butt with Your Finances in 2018 – Ellevest

New Year’s Money Guide Part 1 Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. “There’s no instant formula to greatness here, no “simple steps,” because that’s just not how life works, right? But from my years of experience working on Wall Street, here’s my advice to help …

2017 Power List

Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown She is an indigenous Architectural Technologist, this means she works and researches indigenous architectural sites, redevelops them and helps with economical status of these sites by nominating them for world heritage funds. She also is a member of icomos-Ifla representing Nigeria on International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes She …

2017 Power List

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© 2017 Black Women in Europe™ Power List from Black Women in Europe View and share on SlideShare and YouTube.

Oxford African History Celebration (OAHC) 2017

Oxford African History Celebration (OAHC) 2017

Oxford African History Celebration (OAHC) 2017 Saturday 18th November; From 2.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Venue: Church Hall of the NT Church of God, Between Towns Road, Cowley, Oxford. (Next to Cowley Social/Pool Club). AIM With the release of October’s Race Disparity Audit (RDA) from the Prime Minister, and the September publication of the Lammy …

It’s Okay To Call The Brexit A Racial Problem

It’s Okay To Call The Brexit A Racial Problem

Across the pond, the United States is enduring social and political crisis as fascinating as it is heartbreaking. Minority Americans are feeling marginalized and in some cases directly persecuted – not purely by Donald Trump or the far-right takeover of government, but by the social atmosphere those things permit and encourage. Police brutality against African-Americans …

Sabina Ddumba – Swedish singer known for Gospel and Soul

Sabina Ddumba – Swedish singer known for Gospel and Soul

Sabina Ddumba Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sabina Ddumba Ddumba at Allsång på Skansen in 2015 Sabina Ddumba, (born 23 February 1994) is a Swedish singer. Ddumba grew up in Fisksätra, Nacka. Her music has soul, gospel, and R&B influences. Ddumba was a backing vocalist on Katy Perry’s song “Walking on Air” and has collaborated with artists such as the hip-hop band Looptroop Rockers, duo Lorentz & Sakarias and Adam …

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice Dame Professor Donna Kinnair, joined the RCN as head of Nursing in 2015, providing leadership to the Nursing departments. Donna was then promoted and joined the RCN Executive Team to Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice in 2016, where her key role is to work with UK-wide …